The acceptance rate at Longwood University is 87%. It ranks #35 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Longwood University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 5,873 out of 6,724 applicants were admitted.
The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 65 percent (SAT 960/1140 ACT 18/23). Longwood University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.52. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the lower half of their high school class. 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Longwood University application fee is $50 and applications are due by Mar 1.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Longwood University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||960|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1140|
|Average SAT Score||1050
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Longwood University?
Longwood University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. Longwood University ranks #28 in Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 95 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Longwood University?
Admission data indicates that Longwood University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #28 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 17 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Longwood University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
What GPA do you need to get into Longwood University?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Longwood University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Longwood University was 3.52 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #22 in Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.52 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Longwood University accepts 87% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||15.5%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||16.9%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||19.3%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||17.2%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||12.3%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||0.9%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
64% of Longwood University freshman were in the lower half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||1%|
|Top 25% of class||6%|
|Top 50% of class||36%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||15%||13%||14%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Longwood University is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to Longwood University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232566 IPEDS survey data for Longwood University.
95% of students submit their SAT scores to Longwood University. 17% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
87% of those who apply are granted admission to Longwood University. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1140. 95% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 17% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.